This from Jon Hultman:

Hello, my name is Jon Hultman and I am sending you this information on an old squad truck that I have been following to see if anyonehas an interest in it.  It is presently at Precision Truck in Lansing where the squad box will be removed and the top cut down.  It will then be remounted an a newer chassis to serve the private sector as a service truck.  The cab and chassis will then have a snowplow, flat bed, and salt box installed for Crete Gardens.  The rig last served in Thornton EMA until just a couple of weeks ago and before that was in Wilmington ESDA as a Water Rescue Unit.  The labels on the body indicate it was originally built by Rescue Systems, Inc. of Fairmont, West Virginia.  I haven’t been able to locate any info on that company or any more prior history.  It has its original Ford 374 4-valve gasoline motor and an Allison automatic transmission with a PTO generator.  I just think it’s a cool little unit and these Ford fire and emergency service units are starting to become rare birds as they pass 30 years of age.  Thanks for your time.  A loyal follower, JJH

old Ford L series Rescue Systems Inc fire truck

This rig last served the Thornton EMA and before that with Wilmington ESDA as a Water Rescue Unit. Jon Hultman photo

Rescue Systems Inc fire truck emblem

Jon Hultman photo

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